6 alleged currency forgers held in city

6 alleged currency forgers held in city

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Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP)  arrested six suspected members of an alleged counterfeit money syndicate and seized forged currency notes worth about Tk 1.20 crore from the city’s Mirpur area on Monday night.
The law enforcers also recovered various tools used in producing fake notes allegedly from their possession.
The arrested syndicate members are—Md Badsha Mia, Md Abdul Jalil, Md Joynal Khandker, Md Baijit Bostami, Md Mohsin alias Wasim, and Md Sohagh.Acting on a tip-off, a DB team conducted a raid in Mirpur area on Monday night and arrested the syndicate members along with the recovered fake currencies and forged currency making materials and tolls from their possessions.
Briefing reporters at DMP media centre, Joint Commissioner (DB) Monirul Islam said during interrogation the arrested Badsha Mia revealed that he has been involved in fake currency trading for last 9-10 years.
He used to produce fake currencies, including Indian Rupee, US dollars and Euros, after renting houses at different areas in the capital and then marketed those to different areas, including the Dhaka city through syndicate members, the joint Commissioner (DB) said as quoted the arrested Badsha Mia.
The fake currency traders usually learnt to have completed their preparations to circulate the fake currency in the market across the country in the eve of Eid-ul-Ajha as money circulation generally increase cantering the eids festivals.
A case was filed with concerned police station in connection with the incident. – News Desk

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